From the writer of PLENTY and writer-director of WETHERBY, British playwright David Hare, comes yet another decidedly odd but utterly irresistible study of isolation, loneliness, and strength. Blair Brown stars as a cancer specialist and expatriate American, Dr. Lillian Hempel, who meets
shady, romantic Raymond Forbes (Bruno Ganz) while touring the continent. Enchanted but cautious, Lillian lunches with him but balks at a later rendezvous at his hotel and returns to England without giving him her address. Soon Raymond abruptly shows up on Lillian's doorstep, having obtained her
home address from a hotel where she stayed, and resumes his courtship. When he proposes ...